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Author Patty, James S.

Title Salvator Rosa in French literature : from the bizarre to the sublime / James S. Patty
Published Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 269 pages)
Series Studies in Romance languages
Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.)
Contents Crossing the Alps -- Toward romanticism -- Enter Lady Morgan -- Lady Morgan's legacy -- Rosa and the major romantics -- Criticism, scholarship, and journalism, 1824-ca. 1860 -- A fading beacon
Summary "Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) was a colorful and controversial Italian painter, talented musician, a notable comic actor, a prolific correspondent, and a successful satirist and poet. His paintings, especially his rugged landscapes and their evocation of the sublime, appealed to Romantic writers, and his work was highly influential on several generations of European writers. James S. Patty analyzes Rosa's tremendous influence on French writers, chiefly those of the nineteenth century, such as Stendhal, Honoré de Balzac, Victor Hugo, George Sand, and Théophile Gautier. Arranged in chronological o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-259) and index
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Subject Rosa, Salvatore, 1615-1673 -- In literature.
Rosa, Salvatore, 1615-1673 -- Influence.
French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2004024344
ISBN 0813171938 (electronic bk.)
9780813171937 (electronic bk.)